Manual of Rootstocks

HigamaStandard stone fruit rootstock

Used for: Peach
Developed by: INRA
Country of origin: France
Parentage: Prunus persica

Higama is productive, has fair tolerance to heavy, wet soils, but is intolerant of alkaline soils nor is it cold hardy.

Higama rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityPeach
  • Vigour % of standard110%
  • Rootstock size classStandard
  • Support requiredFree-standing
  • DeveloperINRA
  • Country of originFrance
  • PhytophthoraSome susceptibility
  • Bacterial cankerSome resistance
  • Dagger nematodeSome susceptibility
  • Root knot nematodeSome resistance
  • Ring nematodeSome susceptibility
  • PTSLSome susceptibility
  • Crown GallSome susceptibility
  • Root suckersSome
  • Verticillium Wilt (Blackheart)Some resistance

Find our more about this rootstock in the 'Manual of Worldwide Temperate Zone Fruit and Nut Tree Rootstocks'.

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